The standard nightstands are usually only a small side table with drawer or drawers. Nightstands are usually used for reading lamps beside the bed. In most cases, people do not use much of the nightstands next to put their lights on. This is something people need to think about the functionality of a piece of furniture such as nightstands.
Your nightstands will serve as an accent to the bed, which means it should not take away the attention is for the bed. You do not necessarily get the same nightstands with your bed, but it must be the same in terms of overall feel, but in a more understated way.
If you have an elegant bed, choose elegant-looking nightstands that are not overly decorated with swirls and curves. Also choose colors that the shadow of your bed frame to fill.